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Reading colonial Korea through fiction : the ventriloquists

Author: Chul Kim; Hye-Joon Yoon
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2018]
Series: Critical studies in Korean literature and culture in translation.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study examines the roots of modern Korean fiction and its origin in the Japanese colonial period. These essays highlight the intimate connection between modernity and colonialism and provide a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kim, Chul, 1951-
Reading colonial Korea through fiction.
Lanham : Lexington Books, 2018
(DLC) 2018004747
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chul Kim; Hye-Joon Yoon
ISBN: 9781498565684 1498565689
OCLC Number: 1014050767
Language Note: Translated from the Korean.
Description: xix, 129 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface, Kim ChulNote on RomanizationForeword, Theodore Jun YooChapter 1: Yo-dokari Tablet: The "Modernity" of Korean LanguageChapter 2: "Oily touches on a canvas, stroking and scattering the pigments": Train Travel and Korean FictionChapter 3: "No o?? yogi wan?" What Brings you here?": Korean Fiction and the Standard LanguageChapter 4: "The law is not afraid of yangban, is it?": Korean Fiction and Modern LawChapter 5: "To talk it over in English": Korean Fiction and EnglishChapter 6: "Love is blind": Korean Fiction and EroticismChapter 7: "I wish to marry a mainland damsel": Korean Fiction and the "Mainland-Choson Marriage"Chapter 8: "She who returned like a return postcard": Korean Fiction and the Postal SystemChapter 9: Coffee, Purande, Love Candy, and Nanjji: Culinary Lifestyle and Colonial ModernityChapter 10: "The agitators are ing me": The Birth of Korean LanguageChapter 11: "Is there any power greater than gold?": Gold and Korean FictionChapter 12: The Colonial Ventriloquists: Choson Writers Writing in JapaneseChapter 13: "When they've all been stripped naked, no part was good for beating": Korean Fiction and the August 15 LiberationAfterword, Theodore Hughes
Series Title: Critical studies in Korean literature and culture in translation.
Responsibility: Kim Chul ; translated by Hye-Joon Yoon.

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